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Gehl Foods

Gehl Foods is a manufacturer of dairy-based, shelf stable food and beverage products.

Gehl Foods (“Gehl”), headquartered in Germantown, Wisconsin, is a leading manufacturer of shelf-stable, dairy-based products including cheese sauces, puddings, yogurt and dairy-based nutritional beverages. Gehl products are sold through both foodservice and retail channels.

Wind Point acquired Gehl in March 2015. Our value creation plan includes leveraging Gehl’s reputation for innovation, national footprint and manufacturing capabilities to develop new customer relationships, expand distribution, and broaden our product and service offering.

Wind Point acquired Gehl in partnership with CEO Eric Beringause. Eric, who most recently served as CEO of Advanced Refreshment, a $250 million private equity-owned business, has 30 years of experience in consumer packaged goods. Eric was previously CEO of Sturm Foods, a $350 million business, and President of Alcoa Consumer Products, a $1.5 billion P&L responsibility. 

Gehl is Seeking Acquisitions

Gehl is seeking strategic acquisitions that expand its geographic or product capabilities. For additional information or to discuss a possible transaction, please contact David Stott.